Adam Idah is a talented Irish professional footballer who is well known for playing as a forward for Premier League club Norwich City and the Republic of Ireland national team. His shirt number is 35. He began playing football with College Corinthians in 2007 at the age of six. He made his Premier League debut as a substitute against Crystal Palace on 1st January 2020 whereas he scored his first professional hat-trick in the match, his third senior appearance for Norwich. Adam made his debut in a 1-1 draw away to Bulgaria in the 2020-2021 UEFA Nations League on his first call-up for the senior team on 3rd September 2020.
- Being an Irish professional footballer.
- For playing as a forward for Premier League club Norwich City and the Republic of Ireland national team.
Where was Adam Idah Born?
Adam Idah was born on 11th February 2001 in Cork, Ireland. He is of Irish nationality and he came from mixed ethnicity as he took birth to an Irish mother and a Nigerian father. Similarly, his religion is Christian and his race is black. Adam’s present age is 20 which he celebrated recently in 2021. As per his birthdate, his zodiac sign is Aquarius. Idah’s family’s details have not been disclosed yet.
Moving to Adam’s education, he attended Douglas Community School.
What does Adam Idah do for a living?
- Adam Idah began his football career playing with College Corinthians in 2007 at the age of six after which he joined Norwich City as an academy scholar in 2017 where he played in the Professional Development League in Norwich’s Premier League Under-18 side in his first season, scoring nine goals in 15 games.
- He then completed a 10-minute hat-trick against Barnsley in the FA Youth Cup before scoring another hat-trick against Tottenham Hotspur in the U18 league.
- He won both the Norwich Under-18 player of the season and the Academy player of the year awards at the end of the season.
- He played in the club’s under-23 side in Premier League 2, scoring 12 goals in 19 games whereas at the end of the season Idah was one of the eight nominations for Premier League 2 player of the season.
- Adam signed his first professional contract with the club on 4th July 2019, signing a contract until 2023.
- He was chosen to be part of Norwich’s squad on their pre-season tour to Germany in the 2019 pre-season and came on as a substitute in the 2-2 draw with Arminia Bielefeld, starting his first senior game for Norwich three days later in the friendly against Bonner SC, scoring two goals.
- He again featured in Norwich’s final game of the tour, coming on as a substitute against Schalke 04.
- On 27th August 2019, he made his first senior appearance playing the full 90 minutes as Norwich lost 1-0 to Crawley Town in the EFL Cup.
- Later he made his Premier League debut as a substitute against Crystal Palace on 1st January 2020 before starting Norwich’s 2019-2020 FA Cup third round match at Preston North End on 4th January, making his FA Cup debut. He scored his first professional hat-trick in the match which was his third senior appearance for Norwich.
- Norwich City announced on 8th January 2021 that Adam had tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of his club’s Third Round Proper game against Coventry City.
- Following Adam’s hat-trick for Norwich City against Preston North End on 4th January 2020, Republic of Ireland manager Mick McCarthy hinted that Idah may soon earn a full cap, commenting “He might have just got himself one” while working as a pundit for BT Sport’s coverage of the match.
- He was named in the Republic of Ireland Senior squad for the first time for the UEFA Nations League games against Bulgaria and Finland on 24th August 2020.
- He made his debut in a 1-1 draw away to Bulgaria in the 2020-2021 UEFA Nations League on his first call-up for the senior team on 3rd September 2020.
- Norwich City on 01/07/2019
- Norwich City U23 on 01/07/2018 From Norwich U18
Awards and Achievements
- EFL Championship: 2020-2021
Who is Adam Idah Dating?
Adam Idah is an unmarried guy. He is also not dating anyone and as he is young and is not ready for any relationship at the moment. He is currently focusing on his career as he has been recently gained fame and a major title. He is currently single. Concerning Adam’s sexual orientation, he is straight.
What is the Net Worth of Adam Idah?
Adam Idah has a net worth of between $1 million to $5 million as of 2021. He has also a handsome amount of salary which is around £130,000 per year. He is merely twenty-one years of age and already is in the way of making a big name. Adam’s current market value is €3.00m as of 30th June 2021 which is also his highest market value till now. He has not done any endorsement work yet. In addition, his major source of income is his football career.
How tall is Adam Idah?
Adam Idah is 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) tall and his body weight is around 83 kg. He has short black hair and dark brown eyes color. His physique combined with his perfect height and masculine look takes him to the top of the desired list in the young gen women. Moreover, Adam’s body build type is athletic.